Multi-faceted artist manager, DJ, producer, remixer, music supervisor, performer, recording artist, writer and influential tastemaker Bill Coleman is renowned for his eclectic taste, acute ear and diverse musical expertise.
The tireless “renaissance man” has enjoyed success as a revered music journalist (Dance and Singles Reviews Editor for Billboard Magazine '87 -'90), has written a music column for NYC style rag PAPER, sat on the initial editorial board for OUT Magazine and freelanced for numerous international media outlets such as the BBC and BET.
As the owner of Peace Bisquit, Coleman recently celebrated 25 years heading up the popular Brooklyn-based entertainment company representing an array of genre-defying artists and producers including: Ultra Naté, Amanda Lepore, Cazwell, Jill Jones and Megan Vice and many others. Peace Bisquit are also often recognized for their part in discovering and developing the influential, platinum-selling trio Deee-lite ("Groove Is In The Heart").
Throughout the years, the much in-demand maestro has music supervised / sound designed for various films ("Party Girl," "Beyond The Steps: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater", "Inside Deep Throat", "Party Monster"), fashion shows (Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Marc Bouwer, DIFFA), Broadway premieres (Evita, The Color Purple, After Midnight), art installations (Deitch), nightclubs (Cielo, CBGB's, Limelight, APT, Santos Party House, Ministry of Sound, SOB's, Sound Factory, The Tunnel, Save The Robots, Pyramid, The Shelter) and special events (Lady Gaga's Inaugural Fame Ball, amFAR's Inspiration Gala, Bowie Ball, Silent Disco at Lincoln Center, Balmain’s H&M Launch & Met Gala After Party, Friends of Hudson River Park and New York Empire Tennis). Bill has lent his and his company's talents, A&R and consultancy services to such esteemed clients as Bette Midler, Tom Tom Club, Beyoncé, Madonna, Radiohead, Sinead O'Connor, Neneh Cherry, Swing Out Sister, Lenny Kravitz, A&E Network, The Kennedy Center, PETA, World of Wonder and Afropunk Festival.
He continues to assert himself as clubland’s most dedicated music provocateur. Bill Coleman isn’t satisfied with just producing the soundtrack of the next generation, he’s made it his mandate to get it out to ‘the people’ themselves. Coleman can be found DJ’ing various events and venues throughout New York City – including The Ritz, Lola’s Dreamland Roller Disco, Quiet Events Silent Disco – and is often invited to headline across the country and internationally.
On top of that...Bill found morsels of time to spearhead late night performances by electropunk dance renegades, Daisy Spurs; has been a member of NY club art denizens, The Dazzle Dancers; was inducted into Next Magazine's Nightlife Hall Of Fame (Class of 2013) and is an occasional member of Grammy Award winner Jody Watley’s touring band!